I'm retired from racing. Really.

July 09, 2020

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Feb 24, 2007



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5k- 16:01, 1/2 marathon- 1:11:37, marathon- 2:34:16, 50k- 3:58, 100 mile- 15:19

Former World Record holder in 100 x 5k relay 

Ultra history:

8-100 mile, 1-100k, 9-50 mile, 2-40 mile, 14-50k-ish

12 wins, 5 CR's, plus four 2nd, five 3rd, 4th, 4th, 5th, 5th, 9th, 16th, 20th, 28th, 38th, and 62nd place, with 1 DNF 

Short-Term Running Goals:


Enjoy running, stay fit (and maybe lose a few pounds)

Long-Term Running Goals:

Unretire at some point

Run a sub-6 hr 50 miler

Win a 100 mile ultramarathon


I have five cute kids. And I have some rockin short green racing shorts- I wear them mainly because it embarrasses my wife so much. I like ultimate frisbee, trail running, reading, and cheering for the Denver Broncos!   And I have the absolute best wife in the world.  And I used to run for the now-disbanded national Team Pearl Izumi- Ultra!

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 12.00 Month: 16.00 Year: 725.00
Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 86.50
Road N1 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Trail M2 Lime/black Lifetime Miles: 211.00
Road N2 Black And Green Lifetime Miles: 266.00
Road N2 3 Grey Lifetime Miles: 112.50
Road M3 Black And Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 65.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

AM- feeling substantially better today, which is good because I have a test I am running 2nd shift at work, so have to go in no matter what.  Got another good night sleep, then went for a nice morning run wearing some demo Smartwool compression socks and some new Hokas.  The hokas are probably a half size too big, but that's how I'm buying my shoes these days- tired of too-small shoes.  Plus my foot felt like it had a bruise near the arch so I wanted the extra cushion.

Stinson Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
From Dale on Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 10:17:13 from

Glad you're feeling better.

I am in the "tired of too-small shoes" club with ya. Wish the Altra's and Hoka's would have a child.

I just saw you're running White River this year. I'll see you there. I need to get that monkey back off of my.....back. Plus, its a great race in some beautiful country. Go find a 6-mile long downhill and pound your quads after a long run a couple of times before you run it, though, or the last stretch will be very, very long.

From Jon on Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 06:05:38 from

Bad news, Dale- I'm not running WR. I had planned to, but I'll be in Oregon a few weeks before and don't really ant to fly back again. Have fun at it, though.

From Dale on Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 08:56:43 from

Shame. Its a really nice race, despite being the site of my only 2 DNFs and only finishing the thing once.

From Jon on Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 18:20:04 from

Dale- yeah, I really wanted to do it. Heard nothing but good things. Just can't justify or afford that many more flights across the country with time away from family.

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